Comparing the Characteristics of Homeless Adults in Poland and the United States

  title={Comparing the Characteristics of Homeless Adults in Poland and the United States},
  author={Paul A. Toro and Karen L. Hobden and Kathleen Wyszacki Durham and Marta Oko-Riebau and Anna Bokszczanin},
  journal={American Journal of Community Psychology},
This study compared the characteristics of probability samples of homeless adults in Poland (N = 200 from two cities) and the United States (N = 219 from one city), using measures with established reliability and validity in homeless populations. The same measures were used across nations and a systemic translation procedure assured comparability of measurement. The two samples were similar on some measures: In both nations, most homeless adults were male, many reported having dependent… 
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